Full-Time Programme Officer, Enterprise & Sustainable Supply Chains
Salary: Circa £26,000 per annum
Start Date: As soon as possible
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Fauna & Flora International, Cambridge, UK. (Some remote working from within the UK may be considered)
Founded in 1903, Fauna & Flora International (FFI) is the world’s longest established international conservation organisation. Our vision is to create a sustainable future for the planet where biodiversity is conserved by the people living closest to it. We aim to do this through the conservation of threatened species and ecosystems worldwide, choosing solutions that are sustainable, based on sound science and take account of human needs. We have become a trusted entity in the world of conservation. Today FFI is active in over 40 countries.
This Enterprise Officer position is a new role within FFI, supporting our expanding portfolio of enterprise development work, with a particular focus on nature-positive entrepreneurship in addressing supply chain opportunities. This role will work flexibly across the enterprise team’s areas of responsibility, from market research and analysis, private sector partnerships to project management, fundraising, capacity development and communications. You will work closely with our regional programmes and partners spread globally, working on the ground to deliver conservation impact.
You will be a highly motivated and organised individual, looking to apply your expertise in business and entrepreneurship to solve global conservation challenges. You should have work experience in the private sector, possibly with a background in sustainable supply chains, and rural entrepreneurship. You should have an experience undertaking market research and analysis, business plan development, business impact measurement, costing, marketing and sales planning and executing, designing investment pitches and undertaking risk assessments. A demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of stakeholders, from rural entrepreneurs to corporates and investors is required, as is a willingness to travel to remote areas in developing countries. Fluency in English is essential and French is highly desirable. Experience in project management, fundraising and/or a language relevant to FFI’s work, such as Bahasa, Swahili, Russian or Spanish, are highly valuable.
In return, the role offers the opportunity to work within an international, impactful and ground-breaking organisation, at the forefront of global conservation. In addition, FFI offers a generous pension contribution, attractive annual leave allowance and life insurance. Our offices are located in central Cambridge, just a few minutes’ walk from attractive historic buildings and museums, the picturesque River Cam, the central market and shopping centre, and many cafés and restaurants.
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The closing date for applications is Monday, 17 January 2022.